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#9 Movie & Cinema Class: Rain-moon tales by Kenji Mizoguchi

Hosted by a member of the Paris Cinema Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Mon 16 Jan 20:15 - 23:00

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Dear all, here is the 9th appointment for us, cinema lovers ✨

For those who wish to drink or eat something before the movie, we can meet at 7.15pm Protected content in front of the cinema (more or less).

Please write in the wall if you're ok for the earlier apéro and/or if you come for the movie only.
For a group of 10 we can benefit of the group rate, so
PLEASE subscribe only if you're 100% sure to participate, thanks :)

Every movie will be preceded and followed by a real cinema class with Alain Garel, who will use the images of the film to explain the sequences.

Ugetsu, also known as Tales of Ugetsu or Ugetsu Monogatari ("Rain-moon tales"), is a Protected content historical drama and fantasy film directed by Kenji Mizoguchi starring Masayuki Mori and Machiko Kyō. It is based on two stories in Ueda Akinari's Protected content of the same name, combining elements of the jidaigeki (period drama) genre with a ghost story.
Drawing from Ueda's tales "The House in the Thicket" and "The Lust of the White Serpent", the film is set in Japan's civil war torn Azuchi–Momoyama period Protected content . In a small rural community, a potter leaves his wife and young son behind to make money selling pottery and ends up being seduced by a spirit that makes him forget all about his family.

Many thanks for your participation :))